Date of Appointment: 01 August 2022
Dato’ Yoong Leong Yan, male aged 61, was appointed as an Executive Director of the Company on 1 August 2022.
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Dato' Yoong is a Chartered Accountant having completed his Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, United Kingdom ("CIMA") in 1986. He was admitted as an Associate Member of CIMA ("ACMA") in 1993 and designated a Chartered Global Management Accountant ("CGMA") in 2021 by virtue of his membership in CIMA.
In 2021, he was admitted as a Chartered Accountant and member of the Malaysian Institute of Accountants ("MIA"). Dato' Yoong commenced his career in the financial services, money market and corporate banking industry from 1986 to 1991 where he was attached to Arab Malaysian Credit Berhad, Arab Malaysian Merchant Bank Bhd and Chung Khiaw Bank Ltd.
Thereafter he gained extensive investment experience in both the property and equity market from 1991 to 2017 and his last posting before joining Straits Energy Resources Berhad ("Straits") and its subsidiaries ("Straits Group") was as a Senior Vice President of CIMB Investment Bank Berhad ("CIMB"). His stint with CIMB Group was for a 16-year period from 2001 to 2017.
In 2017, he was engaged by Straits Group as its Group Corporate Advisor and has since been advising and handling all matters related to Straits. Group's Corporate Affairs, Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring, Fund Raising, Corporate Planning/Strategies and Special Projects assigned by the Group Managing Director from time to time.
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The details of attendance at Board Meetings during the financial year ended 31 December 2022 are disclosed in the Corporate Governance Overview Statement on pages 49 to 50 of the Annual Report.